Archive for December, 2012

Al Hill and The Love Butlers

Alberta Adams with RJ’s Rhythm Rockers

The Alligators

Argentucky Blues

Bobby Murray Band

The Bluescasters

Broken Arrow Blues Band

The bugs Beddow Band

Bull Halsey

Cee Cee Collins with RJ Spangler Trio

Chef Chris and his Nairobi Trio

The Chris Canas Blues Revolution

Count Bracy and The Pleasure Tones

Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones

Drivin’ Sideways

The Erich Goebel Band

George Bedard and the Kingpins

The Greg Nagy Band

Harmonica Shah and His Detroit Blues Band

Harper and his Midwest Kind

Homemade Jamz Blues Band

Howard Glazer and The EL 34’s

Howling Diablos

The Jeff Williams Group featuring Isis

Jerry Mack and The Terraplanes

Jimmy McCarty and Mystery Train

Joe Labeau

John Latini

Johnny Reed and the Houserockers

Kathleen Murray

Lady Sunshine and The X Band

Laith Al-Saadi

Luther “Badman” Keith

The Martindales

Measured Chaos

Motor City Josh

Noteworthy Band

The Orange Doorhinge

Rick Stel Project

Root Doctor

The Saints

Saints of Soul

Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King

Steve Nardella

The Terraplanes

Thornetta Davis

Tomas Esparza & The Boa Constrictors

Tosha Owens

Twyla Birdson

Wixom Slim and the Wyze Gyze

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Links – Musicians – 2012 –

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SUNDAY December 23rd
The next YA Salsa Social is December 23rd! 
It will be YA Salsa’s 9th ANNIVERSARY!!

The YA Salsa Social is Detroit’s biggest salsa dance party. Hosted once per month by YA Salsa, attendees have the chance to learn salsa from some of the best instructors in Metro Detroit.


$10 at the door gets you:

    • Beginner & Intermediate and On2 Salsa Lesson starting at 5:30 p.m.!
    • Endless Beverages & Snacks!
    • A huge wooden dance floor!
    • The hottest salsa tracks spun by our volunteer guest DJs!
    • Two floors of dancing – Salsa and Cha Cha Cha upstairs, Latin Mix downstairs by DJ Caliente!
    • Cash Bar!


Sunday, December 23th, from 5:30 – 10 p.m.


  • All Ages welcome
  • Kids under 16, free!
  • Free admission for one person who brings two new guests!


The American Legion Post 346
31775 Grand River Ave
Farmington, MI


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Happy Holidays

– DIA – Sunday Music Bar –

Song stylist Kathy Kosins performs her love letter to the Ladies of Cool, Anita O’Day, June Christy, Julie London and Chris Connor. Kosins tells the stories and sings the songs associated with these ladies from the 1940s and 50s west-coast jazz scene. Joining Kathy are Cliff Monear (piano), Marion Hayden (bass) and Sean Dobbins (drums). Kresge Court.


Saturday, December 22nd:

YA brings you Professional performers and instructors GARRY PORTUGAL and his partner LIZ BECERRA from NEW YORK…

Workshop Schedule:
12:30-1:25 Salsa 101 with YA Salsa Team (Beginner)
1:30-2:25 CHA-CHA: Partnering and Musicality (Intermediate)
2:30-2:55 Refreshment Break
3:00-3:55 Footwork and Styling: For Leaders and Followers (Intermediate / Advanced)
4:00-4:55 Performing Turn Patterns with Shines (Intermediate / Advanced)

Salsa 101 $10 or FREE with purchase of another workshop.
Master workshops are $15 each or $35 for all three

*Garry and Liz will be available for privates on Sunday. Please contact them if interested.

Jewish Community Centre (JCC)
6600 West Maple Road West Bloomfield Township, MI


Contact YA, or call 248-521-2305, 248-470-0849



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